FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 16, 2012
RUDY PROJECT RENEWS GOLD LEVEL PARTNERSHIP WITH USA TRIATHLON AS OFFICIAL EYEWEAR & HELMET
Sponsorships Also Renew with USA Ultimate, US Rowing, Bicycle Racing Association of Colorado (formerly “ACA”), and Others
DENVER, CO – Rudy Project is proud to announce that for the 12th consecutive year, the sunglass, prescription eyewear, and helmet manufacturer has signed on as the official eyewear and helmet sponsor of USA Triathlon (“USAT”), the National Governing Body of the sport of triathlon in its quest to bring home the Gold! This ongoing partnership with USAT allows Rudy Project to reach a significant and influential sector of the triathlon industry.
USAT boasts an annual membership of more than 150,000; through this membership, Rudy Project spreads the word of safety, quality, and style with its high-quality eyewear, prescription eyewear, and helmets.
“Partnering with USAT has been one of the best decisions Rudy Project has ever made,” proclaimed Paul Craig, President and Co-Founder of Rudy Project North America. “It’s been an honor working with the leader in the sport of triathlon in the United States, and we’re thrilled to continue working with such a reputable organization,” added Craig.
Rudy Project also currently sponsors USA Ultimate, US Rowing, Bicycle Racing Association of Colorado (formerly “ACA”), USA Field Hockey, and is an official supplier of the National Ski Patrol and US Cross Country Ski Team.
About Rudy Project
Rudy Project designs and manufactures hi-tech sunglasses, goggles and helmets by applying the most advanced science and technology. Designed and made in Italy, Rudy Project has been distributed throughout North America since 1998. Rudy Project is known for providing the absolute best prescription eyewear for athletes and outdoor enthusiasts around the world. In addition to Rudy Project’s unparalleled customer service standards, its products are always on the cutting edge of technological innovations, using its superior lens technologies – ImpactX™, Polar 3FX™ and RP Optics™. Rudy Project offers a Lifetime Replacement Lens Guarantee and 3 year frame warranty. Learn more about Rudy Project at www.e-rudy.com.
About USA Triathlon
Founded in 1982, USA Triathlon is proud to serve as the National Governing Body for triathlon – one of the fastest growing sports in the world – as well as duathlon, aquathlon, aquabike, winter triathlon and paratriathlon in the United States. USA Triathlon sanctions 3,500 races and connects with more than 150,000 members each year, making it the largest multisport organization in the world. In addition to its work with athletes, coaches, and race directors on the grassroots level, USA Triathlon provides leadership and support to elite athletes competing at international events, including ITU World Championships, Pan American Games and the Summer Olympic Games. USA Triathlon is a proud member of the International Triathlon Union and the United States Olympic Committee.